Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 All Night Long
Aretha Franklin 3:06
2 As Time Goes By
Peggy Lee 2:52
3 I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel to Be Free)
Nina Simone 3:05
4 Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be)
Sarah Vaughan 3:58
5 Go Slow
Julie London 2:14
6 The Nearness of You
Nancy Wilson 2:58
7 Georgia on My Mind
Billie Holiday 3:18
8 Baby Won't You Please Come Home
Dinah Washington 2:07
9 You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
Dusty Springfield 4 2:49
10 The First Cut Is the Deepest
P.P. Arnold 3:05
11 I Can't Stand the Rain
Ann Peebles 2:28
12 Time Is on My Side
Irma Thomas 2:52
13 How Blue Can You Get
Esther Phillips 5:09
14 At Last
Lou Rawls & Dianne Reeves 3:39
15 In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning
Julie London 2:50
16 Paper Moon
Ella Fitzgerald & The Delta Rhythm Boys 2:36
17 Need Your Love So Bad
Eva Cassidy duet with Chuck Brown 4:39
18 The Chokin' Kind
Joss Stone 3:36
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:37
2 You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
Gladys Knight & The Pips 3:44
3 I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Bobbie Gentry 2:52
4 The Way You Look Tonight
Billie Holiday 3:05
5 Unforgettable
Aretha Franklin 4 3:41
6 All or Nothing
Sarah Vaughan 3:12
7 Oh No Not My Baby
Maxine Brown 2:35
8 Every Little Bit Hurts
Peggy Scott 3:23
9 Here's That Rainy Day
Nancy Wilson 2:28
10 September in the Rain
Sue Raney 2:36
11 The Thrill Is Gone
Julie London 3:20
12 Someone to Watch Over Me
Keely Smith 3:00
13 I Cry by Night
Kay Starr 2:51
14 Hit the Road to Dreamland
Betty Hutton 1:57
15 Love Me or Leave Me
Billie Holiday & Teddy Wilson Orchestra 3:20
16 Looking for a Boy (Tip-Toes)
June Christy 2:37
17 In a Sentimental Mood
Sarah Vaughan 5:17

Credits

CD 1

anthem of:
Georgia, United States (1979 –) (track 7)
alto saxophone:
Benny Carter (track 2)
additional lyricist:
Jimmy Norman (track 12)
arranger:
Russell Garcia (track 5)
Pee Wee Ellis (track 13)
Dick Reynolds (track 15)
composer:
Pino Donaggio (Italian composer) (track 9)
Russell Garcia (track 5)
Harlan Howard (track 18)
Mertis John Jr. (older brother of Little Willie John) (track 17)
David Mann (American songwriter) (tracks 15, 15)
Vito Pallavicini (track 9)
Norman Meade (track 12)
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) (track 10)
Hoagy Carmichael (1930) (track 7)
conductor:
Russell Garcia (track 5)
Dick Reynolds (track 15)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 13)
John Kraus (track 15)
guest vocals:
Chuck Brown (jazz guitarist/singer "The Godfather of Go-Go") (track 17)
lyricist:
Harlan Howard (track 18)
Mertis John Jr. (older brother of Little Willie John) (track 17)
Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) (track 10)
Bob Hilliard (tracks 15, 15)
Ned Kronk (track 5)
Simon Napier-Bell (track 9)
Vicki Wickham (track 9)
Stuart Gorrell (1930) (track 7)
orchestra:
producer:
John Franz (track 9)
Creed Taylor (track 13)
Bobby Troup (track 5)
Si Waronker (track 15)
vocals:
Julie London (track 5)
Esther Phillips (Little Esther) (track 13)
writer:
Don Bryant (track 11)
Curtis Lewis (track 1)
Bernard Miller (track 11)
Ann Peebles (track 11)
publisher:
Better Half Music Company (tracks 15, 15)
Bourne Co. (tracks 15, 15)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 11)
Rytvoc, Inc. (tracks 15, 15)
Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd. (1930 –) (track 7)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (1930 –) (track 7)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1960-08) (track 15)
remasters:
sampled by:
part of:
cover recording of:
Georgia on My Mind (track 7)
The Chokin' Kind (track 18)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Your Butt Is The Deepest (parody for Robin Quivers) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Goisern (track 7)
recording of:
All Night Long (track 1)
Go Slow (track 5)
Time Is on My Side (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
version of:
Time Is on My Side (original version, only lyrics are "Time is on my side" and "You'll come runnin' back.") (track 12)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 1)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 1)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 1)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 1)
arranger:
Nelson Riddle (track 12)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 3)
Walter Donaldson (tracks 1, 15)
Ray Henderson (track 11)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 9)
James D. Weatherly (track 2)
Irving Gordon (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1925) (track 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 12)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (track 12)
Sid Feller (track 9)
engineer:
John Kraus (track 11)
lyricist:
James D. Weatherly (track 2)
Lew Brown (track 11)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 9)
Hal David (track 3)
Irving Gordon (track 5)
Gus Kahn (tracks 1, 15)
Ira Gershwin (1925) (track 16)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 12)
orchestra:
producer:
Brad Benedict (track 9)
Voyle Gilmore (track 12)
Robert Mersey (track 5)
Si Waronker (track 11)
remixer:
Bob Norberg (track 9)
vocals:
Aretha Franklin (track 5)
Julie London (track 11)
Keely Smith (track 12)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1964) (track 5)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (tracks 5, 9)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1, 3, 15)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 1)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 3)
Tobago Music Co. (track 1)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 3)
Warner Bros., Inc. (track 12)
WB Music Corp. (1925) (track 16)
recorded at:
arrangements:
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 12)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 12)
cover recording of:
I’ll Never Fall in Love Again (Promises, Promises) (track 3)
Unforgettable (track 5)
later translated versions:
その人は誰 (track 12)
乖乖 (track 3)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 12)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 12)
Tip-Toes (track 16)
recording of:
Looking for a Boy (track 16)
Love Me or Leave Me (track 15)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 12)
The Thrill Is Gone (Henderson/Brown song, first performed in 1931) (track 11)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 1)

Release Group

part of: Lady Sings the Blues (number: 2)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0002006090 [info]